Friedrich Wilhelm III (Hohenzollern) von Preußen

Friedrich Wilhelm (Hohenzollern) von Preußen (1770 - 1840)

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Friedrich Wilhelm (Friedrich Wilhelm III) "Kurfürst von Brandenburg, König von Preußen" von Preußen formerly Hohenzollern
Born in Potsdam, Brandenburg, Deutschlandmap
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Husband of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Berlin, Deutschlandmap
Profile last modified | Created 8 Jun 2014
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Categories: Brandenburg-Preußen | House of Hohenzollern.

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Preceded by
Friedrich Wilhelm II. von Preußen
Elector of Brandenburg
1797 - 1806
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Friedrich Wilhelm II. von Preußen
King of Prussia
1797 - 1840
Succeeded by
Friedrich Wilhelm IV. von Preußen


Friedrich Wilhelm III., King of Prussia and until 1806 Elector of Brandenburg, was born on August 3, 1770. He was the son of Friedrich Wilhelm II. von Preußen and Friederike Luise von Hessen-Darmstadt. He died on June 7, 1840.

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On December 24, 1793, Friedrich Wilhelm married Luise Auguste Wilhelmine Amalie von Mecklenburg-Strelitz, daughter of Karl II. zu Mecklenburg and Friederike von Hessen-Darmstadt. They had 10 children:

On November 9, 1824, Friedrich Wilhelm married Auguste von Harrach, daughter of Ferdinand Joseph von Harrach zu Rohlau and Christiane von Rayski. They had no children.

  • Fact: Burial Mausoleum im Schlosspark Charlottenburg, Charlottenburg, Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany



  • Julius von Hartmann: Friedrich Wilhelm III., König von Preußen. In: Historische Kommission bei der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften (Hrsg.): Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, Band 7 (1878), S. 700–729.
1911 'Encyclopædia Britannica - Frederick William III. of Prussia
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Friedrich Wilhem III. von Preußen
Friedrich Wilhem III. von Preußen

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On 8 Apr 2017 at 01:06 GMT John Atkinson wrote:

Hohenzollern-66 and Hohenzollern-59 appear to represent the same person because: Same birth and death dates - please merge these 2 profiles.

On 5 Sep 2016 at 16:25 GMT Aleš Trtnik wrote:

While connecting to wikidata, I noticed this might be duplicate of Hohenzollern-59.

Also Child Hohenzollern-104 is duplicate of Von_Preußen-25.

You can compare the profiles here [1]

On 26 Sep 2014 at 04:55 GMT Sir William (Arbuthnot) Arbuthnot of Kittybrewster Bt wrote:

Von Preußen-1 and Hohenzollern-59 do not represent the same person because: Wrong sex

Friedrich Wilhelm III is 29 degrees from Rosa Parks, 21 degrees from Anne Tichborne and 4 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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